Thanks, Michael. I'll let the team know. On Wed, Sep 21, 2022 at 9:31 PM VA-DC FLL Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Hey Skip, > > Thanks for the encouragement to coaches to volunteer. I highly recommend > it myself. It's definitely the best way to understand how things work. > > Skip, you raised a question about the toy factory and how one energy unit > will sometimes roll out the back. I looked at this and I was able to > replicate it on my model. There are certain configurations that make that > happen. So your team will need to think about how you want to have your > robot deliver these energy units. > > Only the energy units in this storage area on the back of the toy factory > at the end of the match shall count. > > Best of luck and Best wishes for a great season! > > Michael Brown > VA- DC FLL Referee Advisor. > > ---- On Wed, 21 Sep 2022 21:01:18 -0400 * [log in to unmask] > <[log in to unmask]> * wrote ---- > > *CAUTION: *This email originated from outside of JMU. Do not click links > or open attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the content is > safe. > ------------------------------ > Tonight there was a FLL Coach Chat and a great question came up. "Where > can I see presentations from other teams?" > > The VERY BEST place to see presentations from other teams is to actually > get in the judging room! But certainly the people in the judging rooms must > be highly paid professionals or people who know someone, right? Well, in a > couple of weeks you are going to start seeing emails from Karen, our > wonderful tournament coordinator, where she will be asking for volunteers > for the judging at all of the regional events. Yes, the judges at all of > our events, as great as they are, are really just volunteers that replied > to Karen's email. If you sign up to do this, you will see first hand how > important the rubrics are, and you will get to see how several other teams > do at the judging. > > As much fun as the Robot Game is, watching these highly motivated teams > put on presentations that would make Tom Hanks jealous is truly inspiring. > You really should do you and your team a huge favor and volunteer at least > once. You will get all the training you need, and probably a really lousy > lunch. And a T-shirt. But most importantly, you will get to see what really > goes on behind-the-scenes at this (not so) mysterious FLL judging. > > Karen, sorry for stealing some of your thunder! > > Best regards, > Skip Morrow > Coach Team 24277 > Norfolk Collegiate O.A.K.S. > ------------------------------ > To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit > https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or > leave the list". > VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. > Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-announcements-l.html to > subscribe. > > > -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.